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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
25 March 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Ubuntu
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2018-20534 CVE-2018-20533 CVE-2018-20532
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Ubuntu. It is recommended that administrators
running libsolv-tools check for an updated version of the software
for their operating system.
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3916-1
March 22, 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- - Ubuntu 18.10
Libzip could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.
- - libsolv: A dependency solver using a satisfiablility algorithm
It was discovered that libsolv incorrectly handled certain malformed input.
If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted
file, applications that rely on libsolv could be made to crash, resulting
in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.
CVE-2018-20532, CVE-2018-20533, CVE-2018-20534
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